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. >>> it's been 37 years since the body of jimmy hoffa went missing and now it may be found. crews went digging in detroit. this is a live picture. investigators will dig under that driveway and take a coarse sample to determine if any human remains are down there. the home is in roseville, michigan. they got a credible tip a body was buried there around the time hoffa went missing. hoffa's disappearance is one of those bizarre mysteries and years later remains firmly planted in pop culture. >> jimmy hoffa, the mafia backed union guy remained unvowed despite the efforts of kennedy. >> the justice department has plenty on you, mr. hoffa. >> you don't impress me, i don't need $3 million and my brother elected president will whop your -- >> and anti-hero was born and many believed the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giants' stadium until they eventually dug it up and built a new stadium, no body and no hoffa. they removed floorboards in 2002 to find traces of his blood, no go. in 2006, they raised a michigan horse barn, no hoffa. today, in roseville, michigan, polic
hoffa and larry cohen will tell us what the president needs to do for labor and what labor needs to do for the president. to get over the finish line. stay with us. dritcacaties,a end t intefow noki g w ltheles ap t >>> look around you. these aren't strangers. these are our brothers and sisters. our fellow americans. my promise is to help you and your family. >> thanks for watching "the ed show" tonight. obviously, mitt romney giving what was supposed to be the ultimate sales pitch but the newest polls show he couldn't close the deal and he falls flat. in the history of convention polling, republicans usually get about a five-point bounce. the highly produced conventions usually succeed at winning over hundreds of thousands of voters. it's that time of the year in the election cycle that people start paying taeng. to be fair, tv viewership was down 23% during romney's speech this year. how could clint eastwood do that to him? but websites and social media drew record audiences. so here's the bad news for the romney campaign. one poll gives romney a three-point bounce. that's within th
international union. jim hoffa is president of the international brotherhood of teamsters. and lee saunders is president of the american federation of state, county and municipal employees. welcome, all three, to the newshour. lee saunders, let me start with you. on this labor day at a time when too many americans are out of work, how healthy is organized labor? >> we have taken our hits over the past two and three years especially in the public sector where we've had very, very right wing conservative governors steal our voices away from us, take collective bargaining away from us in wisconsin. scott walker limited our right to bargain and have a union. john kay sick tried to do the same thing in ohio. we were able to beat him back by more than a 2-to-1 margin. what doing now is mobilizing, organizing and educating our members. this is possibly the most important election organized labor has been faced with for many many years. we've under attack like never before and we have to fight back. >> ifill: mr. hoffa, here we are in north carolina, probably the least unionized state in the countr
jimmy hoffa? we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around rl i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." at the united nations today. israeli's prime minister benjamin netanyahu on the world stage literally drawing a red line he warns iran cannot cross in its development of nuclear weapons. cnn's foreign affairs correspondent jill dougherty is in new york joining us now with the dramatic details. jill. >> reporter: right, wolf. red lines don't lead to war. red lines prevent wars. at least that's what the prime minister thinks. in a dramatic speech to the u. l assembly israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu pulled out a chart showing a bomb then drew a red line near the top. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage ofuclerichment necessary to makea bomb. before iets tooint where 's a few monthsaway or a few weeks away from ain enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weon. >> reporter: it was simplistic but chilling illustration of whenir's nuclear program must be stopped. and he laid out a im >> by xt spring, at sty
. then teamsters' union president james hoffa. and later, the head of the consumer financial protection bureau updates congress on the progress of his agency. >> i think people really like to see how, where politicians' views have shifted over the years. i think people like to see whether mitt romney 1994 was campaigning for welfare reform, against welfare reform, for abortion. they want to see where he was doing it during his 2002 campaign, 2007. i think people really like to see how these politicians have evolved, and there's sort of an element to it that's almost a gotcha element, but there's also an element like people are like this is incredibly interesting. >> i've tried to think why it is that he has changed so often, why he finds it so difficult to come down on one side of an issue, instead sort of floats between both issues. ♪ >> as someone who's running for state office for the first time, does it help that your name is barack obama in terms of -- >> rod's a trailblazer and a hero of mine. >> i think the best way to describe it is sort of it's the viral beating heart of the interne
chapter in the search for jimmy hoffa. police broke through concrete in michigan today. their findings ahead. in today'g environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management >>> the families of several students in minnesota are suing the school and a former teacher who they say segregated african-american and white students in his classroom. the teacher had other incidents of questionable behavior on his record dating back several years and even though he's not in the classroom anymore, he is still collecting checks. gary tuchman investigated. >> reporter: it's the middle of the school day and this sixth grade teacher is riding a motorcycle. the reason timothy olmstead is not in school is complex and according to many, deeply disturbing. 12-year-old alicia jones was one of his students. >> he separated me from the white kids and sent me to the other side of the room where all the black kids were. >>
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's a good booking. >> james hoffa. >> stephanie: next hour the lindbergh baby. and barry goldwater's granddaughter joins us. she called the delegates from arizona last night. hello, am i the only one that things this is not my dad a and barry goldwater's party. >> you know who else might join us? sandra fluke. >> >> stephanie: and make sure you spell that correctly. >> right. >> stephanie: she was awesome. i would like to see a corporation dance. >> dance bain dance. >> stephanie: here is an interesting story about mitt romney's tax returns. >> yeah apparently -- top of the story here, secret service said wednesday it is investigating the reported theft of mitt romney's federal tax records during a break in an accounting office in tennessee. >> stephanie: oh. somebody was asking for a million dollars not to go public. something in those tax returns. >> wow! >> bomb bomb bomb. >> stephanie: and the nation reports paul ryan requested obamacare money. >> they are stunning. >> so? >> stephanie: one of the highlights -- there were so many of the lines last night. but
jimmy hoffa disappeared a brand new search for the teamster's body. where police are now looking and what sparked this whole search. we're live with that story just ahead. >>> plus college debt is spiraling out of control. it reached a brand new record. what is behind the increase and who will get hit the hardest next? [ female announcer ] they can be enlightening. hey, bro. or engaging. conversations help us learn and grow. at wells fargo, we believe you can never underestimate the power of a conversation. it's this exchange of ideas that helps you move ahead with confidence. so when the conversation turns to your financial goals... turn to us. if you need anything else, let me know. [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. [ female announcer ] wells fargo. and every day since, two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many are
today about the president's second term plans for big labor. teamster's president james hoffa said that president obama has a big gift for organized labor if he wins in november. he says the president will push for a controversial change to how unions are allowed to organize. john informant is a columnist with a magazine and an author. john, good to see you today. what do you think this big gift for labor is all about? >> apparently lots of people have an understanding of what the president's second term is, but he's not going to share that with the person people. remember he told the russian president, give a message to vladimir putin, i will have more flexibility in my second term. well apparently he's sending that same message to jimmy hoffa the head of the teamster's union, he'll have more flexibility. a gift to the labor unions? it's not probably something congress can pass because they will probably be controlled in the house by the problems. it will probably be an executive order. i think we will see an executive order that stretches to the outer limits the executive authori
. jim hoffa criticized mitt romney saying he represents everything that is wrong with our financial system. he made his money as ceo of bain capital by destroying u.s. businesses, sending good-paying american jobs overseas and filling his pockets with millions while putting workers out on the street. very similar to what you are saying today. do you think that's unfair, especially given the fact that the teamsters are making money off of private equity? the western conference of teamsters pension trust has $1.5 billion invested in private equity. how come you are investing in private equity? >> mitt romney got rich making america poor. he did everything that jimmy hoffa said. he loaded companies up, good solid companies with debt and then went to bankruptcy court and took away workers penceions there's two ways to succeed. there's the way that he did it, which is the wrong way and there's the right way where we work together -- >> you are saying things, but it's -- let me get your take on what's going to happen at the end of the year. we're going to go off the fiscal cliff because t
field of the reelection campaign. james hoffa says the labor union supports president obama and has criticized republicans and mitt romney for favoring ceos over workers. after the rnc convention he told the "huffington post" net romney once to annihilate labor workers. the obama administrations has been a mixed bag. even when democrats dominated the house and senate some say they took labor support for granted when they took self carolina to host last week's convention. and the free-trade agreement printer hurt american workers. the unions must juggle the demands of members wild businesses big for mercy in a weak economy. earlier this week the fedex ceo had to loosen his grip to allow the independent chairman to toe the line of escalating pay in seven of cutting jobs. at know whether time says mister hoffa has the labor unit seen so divorces to take away the rights we have fought to secure. corporations have become too rich and too powerful. he has been at the center since childhood. coughs the only son of legendary mr. james hoffa. he grew up union meetings. on his 18th birthday h
hoffa. father of the current teamster president jim hoffa. and there have been four different attempts to find his body. there was first a rumor he had been kidnapped taken up in an airplane and pushed out over the great lakes. of course, some people still believe he's buried in the end zone of the giants stadium in new jersey. back in 2004, they tore up a detroit home because somebody had tipped them off that the floorboards -- he might have been buried under the floorboards of the home. in 2006, remember they tore down a horse barn in michigan on a tip that he was buried there. now, the latest tip is that he's buried in the driveway of a home in roseville michigan. and allegedly the owner of the -- the previous owner of the home had some ties to the mafia so today in roseville michigan, they're actually going to dig up this driveway thinking that maybe the body of james hoffa is located underneath the driveway. why don't they just give it up? right? and who's paying for all of this? tore down a horse barn and anot
president james hoffa. he spoke earlier this week of the national press club for about an hour. [gavel] >> good afternoon and welcome to the national press club. my name is theresa werner and i am the president. and we are the leading organization for a journalist. we are committed to our program while fostering a free press worldwide. for more information, visit our web site, www.press.org. to donate to programs through the press club please visit press.org.institute. on behalf of our members worldwide, i'd like to welcome our speakers. the head table includes guests of our speaker as well as working journalists who are club members. if you hear applause, note that the general audience is attending so it's not a lack of journalistic objectivity. i'd like to welcome our c-span and public radio guests. our luncheons are featured on our member-produced weekly podcast from the national press club available on i tunes. you also can follow the action on twitter, using# npclunch. after our guest speech concludes, we'll have a q&a and i'll ask as many questions as time permits. i'd like to in
. michigan police are going to be searching for the remains of jimmy hoffa under a driveway. his department decided to take a core soil sample on friday. they had earlier used a radar which detected an anomaly. police say the move was credited by a tipster. he is the former teamster's boss who went missing in 1975 and ke claired dead seven years later. tonight, mali is -- after ov a military force to help retake the northern part of the country under the control of islamic militants linked to al-qaeda. the situation was discussed several times in the united nations today. ban ki-moon said this region needs your attention, do not abandon it. and secretary clinton said in a speech that the u.s. is stepping up its counterterrorism. >>> it's been 419 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. new home sales dropped in august, but prices were up at 11%. that's something to celebrate. >>> and now, our fourth story "outfront." a hail mary pass from mitt romney. pastor jeffers says evangelical voters hold the key to romney's victory. he's the pastor of the first baptist church in dallas. he no
to find jimmy hoffa's body is under way. authorities drilled through concrete from a home near detroit yesterday. a source told police the deem ster's boss may have been buried there shortly after he disappeared after 1975. the results should be available by monday. no human remains were found. returning now details in that outrageous story out of florida where a high school teacher was pulled out of class and arrested for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill another teacher. >> for the first time we're getting a look at james pepe appearing in front of a judge friday where his new red inmate jump suit. police arrested the 55-year-old in the middle of class in front of his students thursday at bloomingdale high school near tampa, florida. >> it's very disconcerting that we have teachers in public schools or at our schools that are capable of doing this and our children are in their care. >> the alleged target? robert meredith, a fellow teacher who worked with him at another school. authorities say he believed meredith was telling people he was a child m
. good to have you on the show. still ahead, arianna huffington, richard trumka [ inaudible ] james hoffa. we'll be right back. thank you, gentlemen. on every one of our cards there's a date. a reminder... that before this date, we have to exceed expectations. we have to find new ways to help make life easier, more convenient and more rewarding. it's the reason why we don't have costumers. we have members. american express. welcome in. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision gui
for teamsters' boss, jimmy hoffa. police in detroit have received a new trip that hoffa is buried under the driveway you see there. they're now taking soil samples. thousands of tips have come in when hoffa vanished in 1975. >>> finally, the prime minister of great britain, perhaps a little embarrassed this morning. he was on david letterman last night. got a pop quiz on british history. he did rather well. but he missed two. he knew which year the magna carta was signed. but he didn't know what magna carta meant. it means great charter. he also couldn't name the composer of "rule britannia." that composer is? thomas arnes. i'm going to guess there aren't a ton of brits that know it, either. on par, he can be excused. >> a pop quiz. >> nose are the only two he missed. >> little high-risk for a british prime minister on letterman. josh, thanks. >>> the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up his biggest lead yet in gallup's daily poll, six points. that puts more pressure than ever on mitt romney. and david muir had a chance
in five battleground states. once again officials are investigating the mystery of jimmy hoffa's 1975 disappearance. michigan police drilled through the concrete floor of a shed at a detroit home after tests revealed a shift in the soil. 35 years ago a man told police he saw a body buried be neath the driveway there. >>> the man behind the anti-islamic film that sparked the protests in multiple countries has been jailed. a california judge ordered his arrest after authorities said he violatesed his probation from an earlier offense. the filmmaker could face up to two years in prison for lying to authorities about his identity and using false names. >>> china has expelled disgraced politician bo xilai from the communist party as he faces prosecution on criminal charges. bo was at the center of one of china's biggest political scandals in decades involving corruption charges and his wife's involvement in the murder of a british national. >>> how can we improve our relations in the middle east? congressman keith ellison coming up next on "andrea mitchell reports." her dietitian, and last
to protect them. and results for jimmy hoffa could be back in by monday. back to "hardball ". >>> back to "hardball" and to a very big story. this november there's more at stake than who will occupy the white house, the president in office during the next four years is not the only issue. for the next four or eight years it will be very likely that the next president will be appointing the supreme court justices who will be shaping the country's future for years and years ahead. on that court it usually falls 5-4, so it's a big deal who gets picked next. there are four supreme court justices right now currently over the age of 70, meaning at some point in the near future the composition of the court could change dramatically. to the left, certainly look over there, ruth bader ginsburg is 79 and has undergone treatment for pancreatic cancer, and justice stephen breyer is 74. antonin scalia is 76 and justice anthony kennedy is 76. with me now is jeffrey toobin, author of "the oath," and white house correspondent sam stein. jeff, thank you for joining us. i can only assume this is one of
refs. >>> soil samples from a detroit area backia are being tested to see if jimmy hoffa is buried there. police removed soil and clay in a search for any evidence of human remains. >>> and out west they're calling it carmageddon 2 in los angeles. traffic is expected to be snarled through the weekend as a ten-mile stretch of the 405 freeway is being closed to rebuild a bridge there. >>> and former "new york times" publisher arthur solzberger has died. sulzberger's family bought the times in 1896. he ran the paper himself for more than three decades. arthur sulzberger was 86 years old. >>> a local race caught our attention this week. it's going down in iowa there is a heavy campaign to unseat state supreme court justice david wiggins. wiggins is one of the seven iowa justices who took part in the 2009 decision legalizing same-sex marriage in this state. now national republican figures have joined the no wiggins tour as it's being dubbed to urge voters to replace wiggins. three other justices were ousted by a similar campaign back in 2010. why does a race to unseat a judge in iowa ha
the ozones in the water. >>> there is yet another new search under way for missing teamster jimmy hoffa. police plan to dig into a driveway at a detroit home today or tomorrow and take a soil sample. a dying man claims he saw someone bury a both body there just hours after hoffman disappeared in 1975. radar shows there is something under that concrete. >>> on the united airlines flight from chicago, several people had to tackle an unruly passenger who reportedly began pacing around the cabin, grabbing women and harassing people. he was tied up with belts and passengers actually applauded after the flight landed in california and he was arrested. >>> the number of people who owe student loans is skyrocketing. doubling in just the last 20 years. a new pugh center analysis i finds one in five households now owes student loan debt and that number jumps to 40% for any household headed by someone under 35. the average balance, almost $27,000. >>> speaking of money. there's a halloween spending free apparently coming up. amanda drury is here with what's moving your money. i guess they think th
and c-span.org. >> teamsters president james hoffa says labor is under attack and the 2012 presidential election will decide the fate of workforce and social issues. from the national press club in washington, d.c., this is one hour. >> thank you, madam chair is an. it's a great pleasure to be here at the press club at this auspicious time. there's so much going on in our country right now and it's a great pleasure to be a with so many friends and so may people from the media and to talk about what the issues are today. first of all i want to talk about the teamsters union a little bit, and talk about the fact that, you know, as madam president said come i was elected in march of 1999. we're very proud of what we've done in the teamsters union. we've taken this union from the union that was bankrupt, falling apart literally, and made it is what it is today. when we took over, this union was a union where sister -- local against local, joint council against joint council. there was chaos and we came in and reached out and reached out to the people that opposed us to say, enough, we canno
? that is where they think gym knee hoffa's body may be buried, 35 years later they are digging for soil samples underneath this drive way when these things come up they check it out. there was a person who said now that they think they saw someone then being buried under that driveway. so out everybody comes, they check the soil samples and all of this happens with the backdrop of folks saying, they don't really think the timeline adds up on this one. we will keep you posted. that is the scene in roseville, michigan today. bill: digging up homes again. new fallout from the attack on the consulate in benghazi. the u.s. now temporarily pulling out more staff members from it's embassy from the capitol city of tripoli saying they are leaving for security reasons. the obama administration is putting out tkaulg versions of the assault. last week secretary of state hillary clinton calling it a spontaneous outburst of violence. >> the office of the director of national intelligence has said we had no actionable intelligence that an attack on our post in benghazi was planned or imminent. bill: fast forw
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